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Jamison Sites

Financial Services Senior Analyst
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About Jamison

Jamison Sites is senior manager and financial services senior analyst for the Washington National Tax office of RSM US LLP, advising clients on blockchain and digital assets. He has more than 10 years of experience providing consulting and international tax advisory services, and is the firm’s subject matter expert on foreign tax credits. He also serves as RSM’s blockchain and digital asset lead. Jamison is part of the RSM Industry Eminence Program, which positions senior analysts to understand, forecast and communicate economic, business and technology trends shaping the industries RSM serves.


Experience

Jamison provides consulting and advisory services to clients with a focus on international tax, blockchain and cryptocurrency matters. As an innovation and technology enthusiast, Jamison developed an interest in digital assets and was named the firm’s blockchain and digital asset lead in 2014. He combines his passion and deep knowledge of tax and international tax concepts to help clients understand the risks and unique regulatory and tax consequences of this rapidly developing field. Jamison helps guide the firm’s blockchain and digital asset strategy, as well as build and manage digital asset teams across multiple lines of business.

As part of the firm’s Washington National Tax office, Jamison monitors and analyzes legal and regulatory developments affecting blockchain and digital assets. He has experience advising clients through the crypto bank chartering process with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. During his tenure at the firm, he has become proficient in global effective tax rate management, supply chain restructuring, and cross-border mergers and acquisitions. He also advises clients in regulatory matters such as competent authority requests, penalty abatement procedures, and Internal Revenue Service examinations.

Jamison leverages his knowledge and experience in the emerging digital asset industry to serve as a mentor within RSM’s blockchain fellowship program, an immersive boot camp to help the firm’s professionals upskill in digital asset issues. As part of RSM’s cutting-edge Industry Eminence Program, he is also helping position the firm to lead by industry.

Jamison is recognized as a thought leader on blockchain and digital currency matters and was invited by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to speak at the IRS 2020 Virtual Currency Summit. He is involved with the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development’s crypto-asset reporting regime and Working Party No. 10 subgroup for improved international tax cooperation.

A former collegiate hockey player, Jamison remains active in his community through his church and serves on the board of directors of the William S. Abell Foundation to support organizations in the D.C. area focused on homelessness and hunger. True to his North Carolina roots, Jamison drives a pickup truck and owns a John Deere riding mower to cut the lawn at his home just outside of D.C.


Professional affiliations and designations

  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • D.C. Bar
  • Digital Chamber of Commerce Tax Task Force, leadership committee
  • William S. Able Foundation, director

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, business administration, with distinction, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School
  • Juris Doctorate, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • LLM, taxation, with distinction, International Tax Certificate, Georgetown University Law Center